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Distribution path and Subregions of Eurasia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia
Subregions: Asia (Central Asia, Far East, Maldives, North Asia, Northeast Asia, South Asia, West Asia), Caucasus (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Caucasus Mountains, East Caucasus, Georgia, North Caucasus, Transcaucasia, West Caucasus), Europe (Alps, Central Europe, East Europe, Malta, North Europe, South Europe, Southeast Europe, Southwest Europe, West Europe), North Eurasia, Russia (European Russia, Siberia, Ural), West Eurasia
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Eurasia
Class
Eurasia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 1781 families, 48838 genera, 448024 species
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Subclass
Eurasia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 1734 families, 48457 genera, 447124 species
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Infraclass
Eurasia
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 1494 families, 47295 genera, 442696 species
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Superorder
Eurasia
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 782 families, 34973 genera, 376826 species
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Order
Eurasia
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 114 families, 9342 genera, 80709 species
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Families238    worldwide
Genera26.590    worldwide
Species451.495    worldwide
Common namesLepidopterans, Butterflies and Moths
German namesSchmetterlinge und Motten, Falter, Schmetterlinge
Dutch namesVlinders, Schubvleugeligen
Danish namesSommerfugle
Finnish namesPerhoset
Norwegian namesSommerfugler
Swedish namesFjärilar
Spanish namesLepidópteros, Mariposas
Italian namesFarfalle
French namesPapillons
AuthorCarl von Linné (Carl Nilsson Linnæus), 1758
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia (Asia, Europe, Russia, Caucasus, North Eurasia, West Eurasia)

America (North America, South America, Central America, Caribbean)

Africa (East Africa, Southern Africa, Central Africa, North Africa, West Africa)

Oceania (Australasia, Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia)

Antarctica (Subantarctic Islands, Antarctic Islands, Ross Dependency)


Ecozones:

Palaearctic (West Palaearctic, East Palaearctic)

Nearctic, Afrotropical, Neotropical, Indo-Australian region (Oriental, Malesia)

Holarctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic (Paleogene, Neogene, Quaternary)

Paleozoic (Cambrian, Permian, Ordovician, Carboniferous, Silurian, Devonian)

Mesozoic (Cretaceous, Jurassic, Triassic)


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean (South Pacific, Pacific Islands, North Pacific, Central Pacific)

Atlantic Ocean (British overseas territory Atlantic, Mediterranean Sea, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, North Sea)

Indian Ocean (Red Sea, Western Indian Ocean, Great Australian Bight, Eastern Indian Ocean)

Antarctic Ocean


Countries
Checklists
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Somaliland, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesLepidoptera in arkansaslepidopterasurvey.net
Lepidoptera in bie.ala.org.au
Lepidoptera in butterflies.bcghana.org
Lepidoptera in mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu
Lepidoptera in afromoths.net
Lepidoptera in butterfliesofamerica.com
Lepidoptera in darwinfoundation.org
Lepidoptera in faunaeur.org
Lepidoptera in itis.gov
Lepidoptera in leps.it
Lepidoptera in papua-insects.nl
Lepidoptera in staffs-ecology.org.uk
Lepidoptera in tyllinen.eu
Lepidoptera in ucl.ac.uk
Lepidoptera in abdb-africa.org
Lepidoptera in dyntaxa.se
Lepidoptera in Wikipedia (English)
Suborder
Eurasia
    Eolepidopterigina (Rasnitsyn, 1983)
     1 family, 12 genera, 13 species
Suborder
Eurasia
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     109 families, 9273 genera, 80528 species
Suborder
Eurasia
    Zeugloptera (Chapman, 1917)
     1 family, 16 genera, 116 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Eurasia
Acanthopteroctetidae (Davis, 1978) - 2 SpeciesArchaic Sun Moths
Adelidae (Bruand, 1851) - 184 SpeciesLonghorned Fairy Moths
Agonoxenidae (Meyrick, 1926) - 2 SpeciesPalm Moths
Alucitidae (Leach, 1815) - 95 SpeciesMany Plumed Moths
Amphisbatidae (Spuler, 1910) -> Amphisbatinae - 0 Species
Anomoeotidae (Hering, 1937) - 2 Species
Anthelidae (Turner, 1904) - 8 SpeciesAustralian Lappet Moths
Apatelodidae (Neumoegen & Dyar, 1894) - 4 SpeciesAmerican Silkworm Moths
Archaeolepiidae (Whalley, 1985) - 1 Species
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 3101 SpeciesTiger Moths
Arrhenophanidae (Walsingham, 1913) - 2 SpeciesTropical Lattice Moths
Ascololepidopterigidae (Zhang & Al., 2013) - 3 Species
Autostichidae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 267 SpeciesAutostichid Moths
Batrachedridae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 52 SpeciesFlower moths
Bedelliidae (Stainton, 1849) -> Bedelliinae - 0 Species
Blastobasidae (Meyrick, 1894) - 3 SpeciesScavenger Moths
Bombycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 112 SpeciesSilkworm Moths
Brachodidae (Agenjo, 1966) - 114 SpeciesLittle Bear Moths
Brahmaeidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 26 SpeciesBrahmin Moths
Brassolidae (Boisduval, 1836) -> Brassolini - 1 Species
Bucculatricidae (Wallengren, 1881) -> Bucculatriginae - 0 SpeciesRibbed cocoon makers
Callidulidae (Moore, 1877) - 35 SpeciesOld World Butterfly Moths
Carposinidae (Walsingham, 1907) - 103 SpeciesFruitworm Moths
Castniidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 8 SpeciesGiant Butterfly Moths
Cecidosidae (Brèthes, 1916) - 1 SpeciesGall Moths
Chimabachidae (Heinemann, 1870) - 4 SpeciesChimabachid Moths
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 222 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Cimeliidae (Chrétien, 1916) - 0 Species
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 1819 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Copromorphidae (Meyrick, 1905) - 13 SpeciesTropical Fruitworm Moths
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 631 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 645 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 4230 SpeciesGrass moth
Ctenuchidae (W. Kirby, 1837) - 8 SpeciesWasp moths
Depressariidae (Meyrick, 1883) - 1 SpeciesFlat-Bodied Moths
Douglasiidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 34 SpeciesDouglas Moths
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 378 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 133 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 1142 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Endromidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 4 SpeciesGlory Moths
Eolepidopterigidae (Rasnitsyn, 1983) - 13 Species
Epermeniidae (Spuler, 1910) - 79 SpeciesFringe Tufted Moths
Epicopeiidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 9 SpeciesOriental Swallowtail Moths
Epipyropidae (Dyar, 1903) - 13 SpeciesPlanthopper Parasite Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 2382 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eriocottidae (Spuler, 1898) - 25 SpeciesOld World Spiny Winged Moths
Eriocraniidae (Rebel, 1901) - 36 SpeciesSparkling Archaic Sun Moths
Ethmiidae (Busck, 1909) -> Ethmiinae - 1 SpeciesBlack-spotted Moths
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 91 SpeciesGiant Lappet Moths
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 110 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Galacticidae (Minet, 1986) - 7 SpeciesGalacticid Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2498 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 8362 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Glyphipterigidae (Stainton, 1854) - 166 SpeciesSedge Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1366 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Heliodinidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 12 SpeciesSun Moths
Heliozelidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 61 SpeciesShield Bearer Moths
Hepialidae (Stephens, 1829) - 256 SpeciesGhost Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 3217 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Heterogynidae (Rambur, 1866) - 8 SpeciesMediterranean Burnet Moths
Himantopteridae (Rogenhofer, 1884) - 5 SpeciesLong Tailed Burnet Moths
Holcopogonidae (Gozmany, 1967) - 1 Species
Hyblaeidae (Hampson, 1903) - 14 SpeciesTeak Moths
Immidae (Heppner, 1977) - 39 SpeciesImma Moths
Incurvariidae (Spuler, 1898) - 51 SpeciesLeafcutter Moths
Lacturidae (Heppner, 1995) - 4 SpeciesTropical Burnet Moths
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 448 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lecithoceridae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 348 SpeciesTropical Longhorned Moths
Lemoniidae (Hampson, 1918) - 16 SpeciesAutumn Silkworm Moths
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 461 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 6426 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 262 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Lypusidae (Herrich-schäffer, 1857) - 6 SpeciesEuropean bagworm moths
Megalopygidae (Herrich-schäffer, 1855) - 2 SpeciesFlannel Moths
Mesokristenseniidae (Huang, Nel & Minet, 2010) - 7 Species
Micronoctuidae (Fibiger In Fibiger & Lafonteine, 2005) - 75 Species
Micropterigidae (Herrich-schäffer, 1855) - 116 SpeciesMandibulate Archaic Moths
Millieriidae (Stainton, 1854) -> Millieriinae - 0 Species
Mimallonidae (Burmeister, 1878) - 1 SpeciesSackbearer Moths
Momphidae (Herrich Schaffer, 1857) - 17 SpeciesMompha Moths
Neopseustidae (Hering, 1925) - 3 SpeciesArchaic Bell Moths
Nepticulidae (Stainton, 1854) - 792 SpeciesMinute Eye Cap Moths
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 7962 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Noctuiidae - 1 Species
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 693 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 914 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 9286 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 558 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Opostegidae (Meyrick, 1893) - 37 SpeciesWhite Eye Cap Moths
Palaeosetidae (Turner, 1922) - 4 SpeciesMiniature Ghost Moths
Palaephatidae (Davis, 1986) - 3 SpeciesGondwanaland Moths
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2054 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Peleopodidae (Hodges, 1974) -> Oecophorinae - 0 SpeciesPeleopodid Moths
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 2179 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 219 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Praydidae (Moriuti, 1977) -> Praydinae - 0 Species
Prodoxidae (Riley, 1881) - 31 SpeciesYucca Moths
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 591 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Pterolonchidae (Meyrick, 1918) - 11 SpeciesLance Wing Moths
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 925 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2742 SpeciesSnout Moths
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 387 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Roeslerstammiidae (Bruand, 1850) - 8 SpeciesDouble-eye moths
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 326 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Schistonoeidae (Hodges, 1999) -> Gelechiidae - 0 Species
Schreckensteiniidae (Fletcher, 1929) - 3 SpeciesBristle Legged Moths
Scythrididae (Rebel, 1901) - 45 SpeciesFlower Moths
Sematuridae (Guenée, 1858) - 3 SpeciesAmerican Swallowtail Moths
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 592 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Somabrachyidae (Hampson, 1920) - 1 SpeciesMediterranean Flannel Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1154 SpeciesHawk Moths
Stathmopodidae (Meyrick, 1913) - 0 Species
Symmocidae (Gozmany, 1957) -> Symmocinae - 1 SpeciesSymmocid Moths
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 139 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 1511 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tineodidae (Meyrick, 1885) - 2 SpeciesFalse Plume Moths
Tischeriidae (Spuler, 1898) - 47 SpeciesTrumpet Leafminer Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 5306 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 188 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
Urodidae (Kyrki, 1984) - 2 SpeciesFalse Burnet Moths
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 383 SpeciesTimber Moths
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 412 SpeciesErmine Moths
Ypsolophidae (Guenée, 1845) - 114 SpeciesYpsolophid Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 632 SpeciesBurnet Moths
124 Families with 80662 Species in Eurasia
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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in Eurasia without family allocation
Species with ANext  
Adoxyphyes orana ()Info
Agrolamprotes micella (Denis & Shiffermüller, 1775)Info
Alipsa angustella ()Info
Apterone helcoidella ()Info
Arhopalia atosia ()Tailed Disc OakblueInfo
Arhopalia curiosa ()Bhutan OakblueInfo
Arhopalia dodonaea ()Pale Himalayan OakblueInfo
Armatophallus hackeri (Bidzilya, 2015)Info
Auophyes asiatica (Staudinger, 1892)Info
Auophyes asiatica asiatica ()Info
Auophyes benedictina (Staudinger, 1892)Info
Auophyes metaxys (Boursin, 1953)Info
Auophyes oxyacanthae (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Auophyes renalis (Wutshire, 1941)Info
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Boudinoyiana notha ()Light Orange UnderwingInfo
Bryopsis amasina (Draudt, 1931)Info
Bryopsis muralis (Forster, 1771)Info
Buzkoiana capnodactylus ()Info
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Cerapteiyx megala tugani ()Info
Chorelitis diana ()Info
Chorelitis pariana ()Info
Cochyldia heydeniana ()Info
Cochyldia subroseana ()Info
Cochylmorpha straminea ()Info
Coenotephra salicata ()Striped Twin-spot CarpetInfo
Cohas hyale hyale ()Info
Colephora granulatella (Zeller, 1849)Info
Crocidesma plebejana ()Info
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Dasycheira fascelina ()Info
Dolicarthria punctalis ()Info
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Epichopteryx retiella ()Info
Espararge climene ()Info
Euclidea glyphica (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
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Hoffmannophila pseudospretella ()Info
Hyaroitis adrastus ()Restricted DemonInfo
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Idaeta emarginata ()Small ScallopInfo
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Levipalpis hepatariella ()Info
Lichtensteiniana aloides (Mey, 2015)Info
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Meesia richardsoni ()Info
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Parage aegeria insula ()Info
Parage aegeria oblita ()Info
Pechipogon strigilata (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Porittia galactodactyla (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Info
Pothantus hetaerus ()Large DartInfo
Pryopteron chrysidiformis (Esper, 1782)Fiery ClearwingInfo
Pryopteron muscaeformis (Esper, 1783)Thrift ClearwingInfo
Pthorimaea operculella ()Info
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Satyrs or browns ()SatyrinaeInfo
Sericornis sudetana (Standfuss, 1846)Info
Soligena volta (Prozorov & Zolotuhin, 2016)Info
Spalia galba ()Common Red eyeInfo
51 Species in Lepidoptera for Eurasia listed without family allocation
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Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderLepidoptera
Lepidopterans, Butterflies and Moths
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758
 
Synonyms
Frenatae (Comstock, 1892)
Jugatae (Gers, 1981)
Macrolepidoptera (Minet, 1991)
Microlepidoptera (Wilcox, 1953)

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